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Cuomo Gets Some Bad News From the DOJ

Agency finds former New York governor sexually harassed 13 employees over 8-year period

(Newser) - Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has so far escaped any criminal charges related to accusations of sexual misconduct against him, but he likely won't be pleased with the upshot of a now-concluded Department of Justice probe. As part of a Friday civil rights settlement with New York state,...

Former Cuomo Aide Files Adult Survivors Act Lawsuit
Andrew Cuomo
Sued by Former Aide

Andrew Cuomo Sued by Former Aide

Brittany Commisso says Cuomo groped her multiple times

(Newser) - Former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is being sued by one of the 11 women whose accusations of sexual harassment against him were corroborated by the state attorney general's report that preceded Cuomo's resignation. Brittany Commisso filed a summons late Wednesday in New York's state supreme court,...

Amid NYC Mayor Controversy, an Old Name Surfaces

Sources say a NYC mayoral run is not out of the question for Andrew Cuomo

(Newser) - Andrew Cuomo resigned in disgrace amid a number of scandals after a decade as governor of New York, but two years later, he's apparently considering a comeback. Not as governor, but as mayor of New York City, according to eight sources who spoke to Politico . NYC's current mayor,...

Behind Effort to Smear Cuomo Accusers: His Sister
Behind Effort
to Smear Cuomo
His Sister

Behind Effort to Smear Cuomo Accusers: His Sister

'New York Times' describes Madeline Cuomo as 'secret hand' behind the effort

(Newser) - When then-New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was hit with allegations of sexual impropriety , brother Chris lost his anchor job at CNN because of his efforts to help Andrew survive the controversy. Now the New York Times is out with a lengthy account detailing how another sibling worked on behalf of...

Cuomo Abused Authority for Book: Report

Investigation finds New York governor misused state resources on $5M project

(Newser) - Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo improperly used state resources for a book he received $5.1 million to write, according to a report by a law firm. New York's soon-to-be-disbanded ethics commission, the Joint Commission on Public Ethics, voted Thursday to make the report public. It had sought...

Chris Cuomo Asks for $125M From CNN in Arbitration

Former host says firing hurt his reputation and his chances of finding a new job

(Newser) - Former host Chris Cuomo is seeking more than $125 million in an arbitration filing against CNN, saying the network was wrong to fire him. Cuomo was dropped in December , with CNN citing his involvement in helping his brother, then-New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, combat sexual harassment allegations. The governor resigned...

Cuomo Quotes Bible, Rips 'Nation of Tweets' at Church Appearance

It's not clear whether disgraced former governor is plotting a political comeback

(Newser) - Just six months after he resigned from office in disgrace over sexual harassment allegations, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo appeared to be hinting at a political comeback in remarks at a Brooklyn church on Sunday, the AP reports. The Democrat made a campaign-like stop at the church Sunday, delivering...

No One's Sure Why Andrew Cuomo Just Put Out This Ad

Promo, which suggests sexual harassment case was politically motivated, spurs speculation

(Newser) - Andrew Cuomo wasn't forced to resign from the New York governor's office because of a credible sexual harassment case but rather "political attacks," according to a new ad campaign. Per the New York Times , Cuomo's campaign is spending $369,000 to air a 30-second TV...

Female State Trooper Goes After Cuomo in Court

She alleges then-governor sexually harassed her, and a top aide covered it up

(Newser) - A New York state trooper who testified that former Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed her has filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to declare that Cuomo, a top aide, and state police violated her civil rights. The trooper's name was not disclosed in the lawsuit, filed in Manhattan...

The 3rd Main Player in CNN Scandal Is Also Out

Allison Gollust found to have violated company policies

(Newser) - Jeff Zucker's key lieutenant at CNN—and the woman with whom he had an undisclosed romantic relationship—is also stepping down, less than two weeks after Zucker's resignation as the network's president. Allison Gollust was named alongside Zucker and Chris Cuomo as now-former employees who violated company...

Report: Chris Cuomo Wants 'Megyn Kelly Money' From CNN

Sources tell 'New York Post' that former anchor may push for as much as $60M from ex-employer

(Newser) - After Jeff Zucker was forced to step down from his top spot at CNN earlier this month, a question soon arose : Could Chris Cuomo have somehow been the force behind that resignation, seeking revenge for his own firing from the network in December? Whether it's a vengeance spree or...

Cuomo Claims He's Been 'Vindicated'

He won't rule out another run for office

(Newser) - Just six months after he announced his resignation amid a sexual harassment scandal, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo claims he's been "vindicated"—and he isn't ruling out another run for office. "I never resigned because I said I did something wrong. I said, I’...

Cuomo Ordered to Make Virtual Court Appearance

Both sides have asked that the fondling complaint be dismissed

(Newser) - Andrew Cuomo will be required to appear virtually for a court session Friday as a judge considers a prosecutor's request to dismiss a fondling case against the former New York governor. Albany County District Attorney David Soares asked Judge Holly Trexler on Tuesday to dismiss the misdemeanor complaint, three...

Cuomo Avoids Charges for Touching Trooper
Groping Charges
Dropped Against
Andrew Cuomo

Groping Charges Dropped Against Andrew Cuomo

Prosecutor calls woman's accusation credible but says he doesn't have enough evidence

(Newser) - Update: Another legal win for Andrew Cuomo in regard to sexual harassment allegations. The former New York governor will not face a criminal charge that he fondled an aide while in office, reports the AP . Albany County District Attorney David Soares said Tuesday that he was dropping the case because...

Ethics Panel Says Cuomo Can't Keep Book Proceeds

Investigators say he broke promise not to have staffers work on 'American Crisis'

(Newser) - Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo received a hefty sum for his book on the pandemic—and a state ethics panel has now ordered him to turn it over. The Joint Commission on Public Ethics voted 12-1 to order Cuomo to hand over the proceeds from American Crisis: Leadership Lessons ...

Woman Who Brought Down Cuomo Going for His Old Job
New York's Letitia James
Ends Run for Governor

New York's Letitia James Ends Run for Governor

Instead, woman who brought down Andrew Cuomo hopes to remain state attorney general

(Newser) - Update: Letitia James won't be running for governor after all. New York's attorney general said Thursday she plans to run for re-election to her current job instead, reports the AP . James, a Democrat, had been expected to be a strong challenger against Gov. Kathy Hochul, who replaced Andrew...

Accusation Surfaced Before Cuomo's Firing

Lawyer says woman alleges 'serious sexual misconduct,' which his spokesman denies

(Newser) - CNN received a new allegation against Chris Cuomo days before firing him —which may have been the "additional information" the network cited in dismissing the host Saturday. Debra Katz, a lawyer, said Sunday that her client has accused Cuomo of "serious sexual misconduct" and that CNN was...

CNN Fires Chris Cuomo, Citing New Information

Network host had been suspended for role in defending his brother

(Newser) - Saying it had new information about Chris Cuomo's role in helping his brother keep his job as governor of New York, CNN announced Saturday that it had fired its star host. The network said in a statement that the information concerning the anchor's involvement in Andrew Cuomo's...

Chris Cuomo Calls CNN Suspension 'Embarrassing'

'It hurts to even say it,' he said on his SiriusXM show

(Newser) - The day after CNN suspended him indefinitely , Chris Cuomo told the world how he's feeling, and the upshot is: not great. Deadline reports that at the start of his SiriusXM show on Wednesday, a "gloomy-sounding" Cuomo kicked things off with a "quick note about the obvious—I'...

New Documents Put Chris Cuomo in Hot Water
CNN Suspends
Chris Cuomo

CNN Suspends Chris Cuomo Indefinitely

Network says he was more involved in brother's scandal than they knew

(Newser) - Update: CNN says anchor Chris Cuomo is off the air following the release of documents showing that he had been more involved with brother Andrew Cuomo's sexual harassment scandal than the network had believed. Documents released Monday showed that the top-rated anchor offered to use his sources to research...

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